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y separately published work icon Ash Road single work   children's fiction   children's  
Issue Details: First known date: 1965... 1965 Ash Road
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'It's hot, dry and sweaty on Ash Road, where Graham, Harry and Wallace are getting their first taste of independence, camping, just the three of them. When they accidentally light a bushfire no one would have guessed how far it would go. All along Ash Road fathers go off to fight the fires and mothers help in the first aid centres. The children of Prescott are left alone, presumed safe, until it's the fire itself that reaches them. These children are forced to face a major crisis with only each other and the two old men left in their care.

'The best selling Ash Road is an action-packed adventure story, so evocative of rural Australia you can taste the Eucalyptus.' (Publication summary : Text Classics)

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Unit Suitable For:

AC: Year 6 (NSW Stage 3)

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Critical and creative thinking, Ethical understanding, Literacy

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Notes

  • Ash Road was awarded the Japanese Children's Welfare and Encouragement Award for 1969

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Alternative title: Die Bosbrand
Language: Afrikaans

Other Formats

  • Braille.
  • Sound recording.

Works about this Work

y separately published work icon Books about the Australian Bushfires Leanne Hall (presenter), Angela Crocombe (presenter), Melbourne : Readings , 2020 18804892 2020 single work podcast

'In the fourth episode of the Readings Kids Podcast, Leanne and Angela share books to help facilitate conversations about the recent Australian bushfires with kids, and also discuss the six books shortlisted for this year's Readings Children's Book Prize.'

Source: Soundcloud.

y separately published work icon Teaching Classic Australian Children's Fiction Anthony Shaw , St Lucia : AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource , 2016- 15827758 2016 website prose

This Exhibition is a collection of extensive teaching resources for classic Australian children's texts. The resources are aimed at upper primary school and lower high school teachers. The collection forms part of Anthony Shaw's Learning with Literature program.

Not Under Glass : The Novels of Ivan Southall Jenny Pausacker , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 51 no. 3 1992; (p. 660-669)
Ivan Southall : Wounding and Regeneration Walter McVitty , 1981 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Innocence and Experience : Essays on Contemporary Australian Children's Writers 1981; (p. 233-265)
Growing Up Dennis Hall , 1966 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Books for Boys and Girls , July no. 24 1966; (p. 3-6)
Off and Away : 10 - 13 Years 1966 single work review
— Appears in: New Books for Boys and Girls , March no. 23 1966; (p. 12-20)

— Review of By the Sandhills of Yamboorah Reginald L. Ottley , 1965 single work novel ; Birkin Joan Phipson , 1965 single work children's fiction ; Ash Road Ivan Southall , 1965 single work children's fiction ; Down to Earth Patricia Wrightson , 1965 single work children's fiction
Not Under Glass : The Novels of Ivan Southall Jenny Pausacker , 1992 single work criticism
— Appears in: Meanjin , Spring vol. 51 no. 3 1992; (p. 660-669)
Ivan Southall : Wounding and Regeneration Walter McVitty , 1981 single work criticism biography
— Appears in: Innocence and Experience : Essays on Contemporary Australian Children's Writers 1981; (p. 233-265)
Growing Up Dennis Hall , 1966 single work criticism
— Appears in: New Books for Boys and Girls , July no. 24 1966; (p. 3-6)
y separately published work icon Teaching Classic Australian Children's Fiction Anthony Shaw , St Lucia : AustLit: The Australian Literature Resource , 2016- 15827758 2016 website prose

This Exhibition is a collection of extensive teaching resources for classic Australian children's texts. The resources are aimed at upper primary school and lower high school teachers. The collection forms part of Anthony Shaw's Learning with Literature program.

y separately published work icon Books about the Australian Bushfires Leanne Hall (presenter), Angela Crocombe (presenter), Melbourne : Readings , 2020 18804892 2020 single work podcast

'In the fourth episode of the Readings Kids Podcast, Leanne and Angela share books to help facilitate conversations about the recent Australian bushfires with kids, and also discuss the six books shortlisted for this year's Readings Children's Book Prize.'

Source: Soundcloud.

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